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Ozbekistan-Afganistan

03.02.2023

Uzbekistan stops railway communication with Afghanistan

The statement of the Uzbekistan State Railways notes that since February 1, rail transportation to this country has been temporarily suspended due to the untimely fulfillment of maintenance obligations by the Afghan side.
Rails

03.02.2023

RSSB will use AI to predict the condition of low-adhesion rails

The Rail Safety and Standards Board is collaborating with the University of Sheffield to develop an AI-powered tool to help predict low-adhesion track conditions.
Nexrail

03.02.2023

Nexrail orders 50 locomotives

CRRC's ZELC division Vossloh Rolling Stock has announced an order for the supply of 50 DE18 Stage V locomotives to leasing company Nexrail, Railway Supply reports, citing the Railway Gazette.
Russian economy

03.02.2023

Russian Railways loading volumes are declining

According to RZD's latest data, in January the volume of loading amounted to 99. 2 million tons, which is -4.
UZ sanctions

03.02.2023

Wagons of sanctioned companies will work for the defense and economy of Ukraine

The Minister of Economy of Ukraine, the head of the interdepartmental working group on the implementation of the state sanctions policy, Yulia Sviridenko, said that the rolling stock belonging to sub-sanctioned companies will be recovered in favor of the state.
Flow

02.02.2023

FLOW footbridge is alternative to foot rail crossings

A prototype fibre-reinforced polymer footbridge has been unveiled in the UK. The bridge is low cost, streamlined and designed to provide an affordable replacement for pedestrian crossings, Railway Supply reports citing the Railway Gazette.
Brussels

02.02.2023

Brussels Metro to play birds chirping while waiting for trains

While waiting for the metro to arrive, residents of Brussels will be able to listen to the birds chirping of the famous Suan forest, located at the southeast edge of the city.
EC projects

02.02.2023

EC announces 10 cross-border passenger railway pilot projects

The European Commission (EC) has published a list of 10 pilot projects to introduce new cross-border passenger rail services or improve existing ones.
Tbilisi metro

02.02.2023

Tbilisi decided not to terminate the contract for the supply of metro cars with Metrovagonmash

This was announced by the vice-mayor of the Georgian capital, Irakli Khmaladze, writes Railway Supply, citing RollingStock.
diesel

02.02.2023

Ukrzaliznytsia eliminated the scheme of theft of diesel fuel

Employees of the Office of the Director for Economic and Information Security of JSC "Ukrzaliznytsia" eliminated the scheme of theft of 250 tons of diesel fuel in the Odessa locomotive depot.
Skoda ForCity Smart

01.02.2023

First Škoda ForCity Smart tram heads to Germany

In 2019, the Škoda Group won the tender for the supply of trams for a public transport company in Bonn. In total, the company will supply 26 modern railcars on the ForCity Smart platform to the German city.
BelZD

01.02.2023

Ukraine imposes sanctions against the Belarusian railway

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky signed a decree imposing sanctions on 182 Russian and Belarusian organizations and three individuals.